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Case Studies

Various case studies on Residential Projects, and Products in the Residential Remodeling and Building industry.


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The Art of Weaving Custom Homes into the Urban Fabric

These homes demonstrate the challenges and opportunities of custom urban infill


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A Pittsburgh Rowhouse With a View

Working mostly within the city limits but in a variety of neighborhoods on different building types, architect Darren Lloyd says every project is instructive for projects that follow, regardless of type.



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Site-Specific Design: What It Means to Design for Place

Designing custom homes to preserve and enhance the natural qualities of a site

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Pushing Performance

Energy Auditor and sustainability Expert Drew Smith provides insight into the purpose, process, and price of home performance testing and consulting

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Custom Prefabrication: Weather Proof

GO Logic's Alan Gibson studied prefabrication in Sweden and came to find he preferred the panelization approach over modular prefab for its flexibility.

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Custom Prefabrication: Urban Sensation

 Architect Brett Zamore, principal of Houston-based Brett Zamore Design, customized a modular/prefabricated plan to create a three-story modern manufactured home.

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Custom Prefabrication: High-End From Factory to the Bay

Prefabricating a custom home may seem counterintuitive, but building components indoors to standard specs allows for individual designs that accommodate unique sites and clients

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Case Study: Opening Up a Former Apartment Building

The architects of a San Francisco home arrive at a smart solution to address the problem of a missing backyard

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Case Study: Zero-Sum Gain

Mixing energy efficient, net zero construction with custom-build home touches 

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Toronto Home Takes Flight with Dramatic Dragon Scaled Roof

It took three years for builder and developer Farhad Kaziman to execute the dramatically swooped dragon scaled roof on his custom home in Toronto.…

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Windows and Wood Tie Modern Midwest Home to the Outdoors

An architecture firm designed a modern Indianapolis home with an abundance of glass and greenery to reflect the occupants’ biophilic interest.…

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Case Study: The Studio 804 Learning Experience

The latest project from Studio 804, a design/build course for architecture students at the University of Kansas, brings together aesthetic and environmental ideals

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